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2018 Meetings Around the World

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PCM 125: International Conference in Statistics and Probability

January 2, 2018 – January 4, 2018

Kolkata, India

Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis started the serious study of the discipline of Statistics in India. He made fundamental and lasting contributions to its development and application. He founded the Indian Statistical Institute with the aim of teaching and research in Statistics and allied subjects. The Institute is commemorating his 125th Birth Anniversary in 2017-18.

2nd Bangkok Workshop on Discrete Geometry and Statistics

January 8, 2018 – January 12, 2018

Bangkok, Thailand

The workshop will focus on mathematical statistical physics of discrete systems, and in particular its applications to random geometries. Real-life motivations for such studies range from attempts to quantize gravity to problems in condensed matter physics to mathematical modelling of cooperative phenomena in macroscopic communities.

NIMBioS Investigative Workshop Stoichiometric Ecotoxicology

January 17, 2018 – January 19, 2018

Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

This workshop will provide a forum for discussions of incorporating multiple essential elements and contaminants in ecotoxicological models. Discussions will shed light on nutrient and chemical contaminant cycling and can ultimately help improve toxicological risk assessment protocols.

UF Statistics Annual Winter Workshop: Semi-Parametric & Non-Parametric Statistics in the Era of Big Data

January 19, 2018 – January 20, 2018

Gainesville, Florida, USA

In recent years, the availability of high-throughput data from genomic, finance, environmental, marketing (among other) applications has created an urgent need for methodology and tools for analyzing high-dimensional data. The explosion of data, due to advances in science and information technology, has left almost no field untouched. It is not uncommon to see datasets of sizes in terabytes and/or with millions of covariates. The field of non-parametric and semi- parametric statistics is quickly evolving and expanding to adapt to the challenges posed by big data. A variety of new techniques have been developed. Some of these techniques leverage the recent developments in the parallel and distributed computing, while others rely on appropriate sparsity assumptions to reduce the effective number of covariates. In addition, recent work has shown that many of these methodologies drastically reduce computation time while retaining the optimality properties of the standard non-parametric and semiparametric methods. Despite important breakthroughs in the last few years, a lot of unanswered questions remain. In an effort to address this, the proposed workshop will bring together individuals who have done path-breaking work in this field.

17th Winter school on Mathematical Finance

January 22, 2018 – January 24, 2018

Lunteren, The Netherlands

17th winter school on mathematical finance with minicourses by Emmanuel Gobet and Sebastian Jaimungal, special invited lectures by Beatrice Acciaio, Giulia Di Nunno, and Martino Grasselli.


Meeting the Statistical Challenges in High Dimensional Data and Complex Networks

February 5, 2018 – February 16, 2018

Singapore, Singapore

The program aims at showing the role of modern statistical methods in complex data and serves to support interactions among mathematicians, statisticians, engineers and scientists working in the interface of experiment, computation, analysis and statistics. Two workshops with a few special lectures will focus on the development of new statistical methods in high dimensional data and complex networks with their interactions in scientific and social sciences. It seeks to foster activity and collaboration on all aspects of the effects of the high dimensional data analysis and social networks.

National Conference for Women in Statistics and Analytics

February 14, 2018 – February 16, 2018

Pune, Maharashtra, India

This conference is one of a kind as the aim of the conference is to acknowledge the contribution of women in the field of Statistics. The general theme of the conference is ‘Women in Statistics and Analytics’ with special emphasis on the following topics: Recent Advances in Statistics Computational Statistics & Analytics The conference will include invited talks by experts in the above areas and some contributory sessions.


6th Spring School "Structural Inference in Statistics"

March 4, 2018 – March 8, 2018

Spreewald, Germany

Ph.D. students and postdocs who are working in mathematical statistics, machine learning or related areas are encouraged to submit an application. The DFG-research unit FOR1735 will cover all costs for accommodation and meals, there are no registration fees. The number of available places is limited. Traveling costs have to be paid by the participants. Participants are encouraged to present their work in a poster session. The application should include a CV, a letter of motivation and a short research statement in one pdf file.

ENAR 2018 Spring Meeting

March 25, 2018 – March 28, 2018

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Website coming soon.

(IMS Sponsored Meeting)

Bayes Comp 2018

March 26, 2018 – March 28, 2018

Barcelona, Spain

Bayes Comp is a biennial conference sponsored by the ISBA section of the same name. The conference and the section both aim to promote original research into computational methods for inference and decision making and to encourage the use of frontier computational tools among practitioners, the development of adapted software, languages, platforms, and dedicated machines, and to translate and disseminate methods developed in other disciplines among statisticians.

Details about the conference, the schedule, deadline as well as the list of plenary speakers and details about invited sessions can be found in the conference website.

Note that the

i) Registration is now open:

ii) young researchers whose poster/oral presentation has been approved may apply for travel support. Submission of travel support applications starts December 15 2017 and ends January 15 2018. More details can be found in the conference website.

Frontier Probability Days

March 29, 2018 – March 31, 2018

Corvallis, Oregon, USA

FPD18 is a regional workshop with the purpose of bringing together mathematicians, both regionally and globally, who have an interest in probability and its applications. FPD aims to complement other regional conferences in Probability that are held annually elsewhere in the US.
IMS Representative(s) on Program Committees: Davar Khoshnevisan 

(IMS Co-sponsored Meeting)

Coastal Bend Mathematics and Statistics Conference, Texas

March 31, 2018 – March 31, 2018

Corpus Christi, Texas, USA

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is pleased to announce its second annual Coastal Bend Mathematics and Statistics Conference in mathematics, statistics, and related area. The conference provides a leading forum for disseminating the latest research and brings together students, teachers, and industry professionals from the Coastal Bend community, South Texas region, Texas, and the nation. Please contact conference organizer Dr. Sunil Mathur ( ) for more details.


30th Annual Conference on Statistics and Modeling in Human and Social Sciences

April 3, 2018 – April 5, 2018

Giza, Egypt

The main goal of the annual conference is to bring together statisticians, researchers, and practitioners of Statistics and to provide them with the opportunity to present and to discuss their research findings on various areas of Statistical Sciences and their applications.

Survival Analysis for Junior Researchers 2018 (SAfJR2018)

April 24, 2018 – April 26, 2018

Leiden, the Netherlands

SAfJR2018 is a three-day event that is aimed at career-young statisticians with an interest in the application and development of time-to-event analysis and related topics. The event includes a tutorial on multi-state models by Prof. dr. Hein Putter (Leiden University Medical Center), talks from keynote speakers Dr. Maja Pohar Perme (University of Ljubljana) and Dr. Birgit Witte (VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam), as well as poster sessions, a welcome reception and a conference dinner!

4th International Researchers, Statisticians and Young Statisticians Congress (IRSYSC 2018)

April 28, 2018 – April 30, 2018

Izmir, Turkey

The purpose of the meeting is to bring together leading experts, researchers and graduate students sharing the latest research in theory and application of statistics.The congress will cover many topics in statistics. The meeting creates an opportunity for young statisticians to discuss the current developments in statistics with their peers and leading experts from the field, and to expand their network for future collaboration.


Transport and localization in random media: theory and applications

May 1, 2018 – May 3, 2018

New York, New York, USA

This three day workshop will feature lectures by Scott Armstrong (New York University), Guillame Bal (Chicago University), Liliana Borcea (University of Michigan), Maury Bramson (University of Minnesota), Josselin Garnier (École Polytechnique), Svetlana Jitomirskaya (University of California, Irvine), Jianfeng Lu (Duke University), Jonathan Mattingly (Duke University), James Nolen (Duke University), George Papanicolaou (Stanford University), Lenya Ryzhik (Stanford University), Sylvia Serfaty (New York University), Sasha Sodin (Queen Mary University of London), Thomas Spencer (Institute for Advanced Study), Simone Warzel (Technical University of Munich).

The 6th Workshop on Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

May 4, 2018 – May 6, 2018

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

The keynote speaker is Dr. Hongyu Zhao, the Ira V. Hiscock Professor of Biostatistics and Professor of Statistics and Genetics at Yale University and the recipient of the Mortimer Spiegelman Award. There will be invited talks by distinguished researchers, and a poster session by young researchers and graduate students. IMS Representative(s) on Program Committees: Yichuan Zhao

(IMS Co-sponsored Meeting)

Conference on Predictive Inference and Its Applications

May 7, 2018 – May 8, 2018

Ames, Iowa, United States

The conference is intended to raise awareness about the importance of predictive inference and its applications, showcase research of current and emerging leaders in the field, and encourage interactions among scientists with complementary skills. Activities include talks by Ronald Christensen, David Dunson, Edward George, and Martin Wainwright and a session honoring C. R. Henderson. The conference is made possible by a gift from David Harville and is co-sponsored by the ASA Section on Statistical Learning and Data Science.

1st Midwest Statistical Machine Learning Colloquium

May 9, 2018 – May 9, 2018

Ames, IA, USA

This one-day meeting of statisticians, engineers, computer scientists, mathematicians, and practitioners interested in the theory and applications of Statistical Machine Learning is being organized by the ISU Departments of Statistics and Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering. Its purpose is to bring together a diverse set of researchers and practitioners to discuss current motivating problems and methodological advances in theory-based machine learning. Reduced price registration is offered for students and all poster presenters.

Seminar on Stochastic Processes

May 9, 2018 – May 12, 2018

Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Seminar on Stochastic Processes is a series of annual conferences devoted to stochastic analysis, Markov processes and other topics in probability theory of current interest. Every conference features five invited speakers and provides opportunity for short informal presentations of recent results and open problems.

(IMS Co-sponsored Meeting)

Bernard Harris Memorial Symposium: Risk in the 21st Century

May 10, 2018 – May 11, 2018

Raleigh, NC, USA

This two day symposium sponsored by the American Statistical Association’s Section on Risk Analysis will bring together the top minds within statistics and risk analysis communities to discuss analytic strategies in the age of big data. Participants will be challenged by leaders on diverse topics such as toxico/environmental-, economic-, terrorism/defense-, climate-, and genetic disease-risk. The program will consist of invited presentations, breakout sessions intended to forge new collaborations, and a contributed poster session.

Southeastern Probability Conference

May 14, 2018 – May 15, 2018

Durham, North Carolina, USA

Speakers: Megan Bernstein (Georgia Tech); Wei-Kuo Chen (Minnesota); Laura Eslava (Georgia Tech); Hanbaek Lyu (Ohio State); Sumit Mukherjee (Columbia); Elliot Paquette (Ohio State); Leo Petrov (Virginia).
IMS Representative(s) on Program Committees: R. Durrett.

(IMS Co-sponsored Meeting)

NIMBioS Tutorial - Applications of Spatial Data: Ecological Niche Modeling

May 16, 2018 – May 18, 2018

Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

The objectives of this tutorial are to teach participants the concepts of ecological niche modeling, introduce them to select analytical techniques (formatting data in GIS; running Maximum Entropy (MaxEnt) models), and present how to interpret and apply spatial analyses. Participants will further be familiarized with several commonly-used and/or newly-available online spatial data resources. Participants will be provided datasets to use in hands-on simulations, but can also bring their own data if desired.

IISA-2018: From Data to Knowledge, Working for a Better World

May 17, 2018 – May 20, 2018

Gainesville, Florida, USA

The IISA annual conference for 2018 will take place at the HPNP Complex of the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. The format of the conference includes plenary talks, special invited talks, invited sessions and contributed posters. The Scientific Program Committee (SPC) will strive to maintain a healthy presence of women and minority in all these categories and of young researchers (within five years of their doctoral degrees) in invited sessions. In addition, a special panel discussion on mentoring and career development, especially geared toward women statisticians is being organized. For students, the conference will provide numerous opportunities such as a student paper competition and contributed poster sessions at IISA-2018.
The SPC is currently accepting proposals for invited sessions. Please submit by January 15, 2018.

Econometrics in the Castle: "Machine Learning in Economics and Econometrics"

May 29, 2018 – May 30, 2018

Munich, Bavaria, Germany

The aim of the conference is to bring together economists, econometricians, statisticians and social scientists using big data methods for their applied and/or theoretical research. We welcome submissions related to all aspects of machine learning, including sparse modeling, Lasso, random forests, boosting, neural networks and deep learning, and applications in microeconomics, macroeconomics or related fields. Depending on the number of submissions, there might be a poster session as well.


International Total Survey Error Workshop (ITSEW)

June 4, 2018 – June 6, 2018

Durham, North Carolina, USA

The 2018 ITSEW, hosted by the Duke Initiative on Survey Methodology and the Odum Institute for Research in Social Science at the University of North Carolina is aimed at statisticians, survey managers and methodologists, pollsters, public opinion researchers, and marketing research professionals focused on survey quality and the challenges of combined data products. Through presentations and exchange of information the workshop aims to support a better understanding of total survey error.

11th Chaotic Modeling and Simulation International Conference (CHAOS2018)

June 5, 2018 – June 8, 2018

Rome, Italy

The principal aim of Chaos2018 International Conference is to expand the development of the theories of the applied nonlinear field, the methods, empirical data and computer techniques as well as the best theoretical achievements of chaotic theory. Chaos2018 Conference provides a forum for bringing together the various groups working in the area of Nonlinear and Dynamical Systems, Chaotic theory and Application to exchange views and report research findings.

Midwest Machine Learning Symposium

June 6, 2018 – June 7, 2018

Chicago, IL, USA

The Midwest Machine Learning Symposium aims to convene regional machine learning researchers for stimulating discussions and debates, to foster cross-institutional collaboration, and to showcase the collective talent of machine learning researchers at all career stages.

40th Conference on Stochastic Processes and Their Applications (SPA 2018)

June 11, 2018 – June 15, 2018

Gothenburg, Sweden

Plenary speakers are:

Robert Adler, Francois Baccelli, Mia Deijfen, Alison Etheridge (Levy lecture), Patricia Goncalves, Kurt Johansson, Olav Kallenberg, Davar Khoshnevisan (IMS lecture), Anna De Masi (IMS lecture), Mikhail Menshikov, Annie Millet, Elchanan Mossel, Asaf Nachmias, Jeffrey Steif (Doob lecture), Nike Sun

(IMS Co-sponsored Meeting)

The 7th Symposium on Conformal and Probabilistic Prediction with Applications (COPA 2018)

June 11, 2018 – June 13, 2018

Maastricht, The Netherlands

The COPA series of workshops/symposia is a home for work in both conformal and Venn prediction, as reflected in its full name “Conformal and Probabilistic Prediction with Applications”. The aim of this symposium is to serve as a forum for the presentation of new and ongoing work and the exchange of ideas between researchers on any aspect of Conformal and Probabilistic Prediction and their applications to interesting problems of any field.

ISNPS2018 4th Conference of the International Society for NonParametric Statistics

June 11, 2018 – June 15, 2018

Salerno, Italy

The nature of ISNPS is uniquely global, and its international conferences are designed to facilitate the exchange of ideas and latest advances among researchers from all around the world in cooperation with established statistical societies such as the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS) and the International Statistical Institute (ISI). IMS Representative(s) on Program Committees: Marianna Pensky

(IMS Co-sponsored Meeting)

SAE2018: Small Area Estimation and Other Topics of Current Interest in Surveys, Official Statistics, and General Statistics

June 16, 2018 – June 18, 2018

Shanghai, China

The conference will feature three keynote presentations by Professors James O. Berger, Malay Ghosh and J.N.K. Rao, several invited sessions on focused research areas, contributed sessions and a poster session. IMS Representative(s) on Program Committees: Jay Breidt, Jiahua Cheng, Jiming Jiang, Pedro Luis do Nascimento Silva, Chris Skinner, Dongchu Sun, Li-Chun Zhang

(IMS Co-sponsored Meeting)

International Symposium on Forecasting

June 17, 2018 – June 20, 2018

Boulder, CO, United States

The International Symposium on Forecasting (ISF) is the premier forecasting conference, attracting the world’s leading forecasting researchers, practitioners, and students. Through a combination of keynote speaker presentations, academic sessions, workshops, and social programs, the ISF provides many excellent opportunities for networking, learning, and fun.

Recent Trends in Continuous and Discrete Probability

June 18, 2018 – June 21, 2018

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

The purpose is to bring researchers, including graduate students and postdocs, together to share recent results at the front of many areas of probability. The topics include spatial stochastic systems, like percolation and spin systems, growth models, random matrices, stochastic differential equations, and stochastic homogenization. The conference is supported by the NSF.

NIMBioS Tutorial: The Search for Selection

June 18, 2018 – June 22, 2018

Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

The intended audience is advanced graduate students, postdocs, and faculty with an interest in searching for targets of selection, be they particular genomic sequences or particular traits. Given the breadth of this topic, we expect students from functional genomics, population and evolutionary genetics, ecology, paleobiology, functional morphology, and statistics (as well as other fields). The background required is some basic introduction to population and/or quantitative genetics.

International Workshop in Applied Probability 2018 (IWAP 2018)

June 18, 2018 – June 21, 2018

Budapest, Hungary

IWAP is a biennial series of conferences launched in 2002 with the aim of fostering exchange and cross-fertilization of ideas on applied probability. IMS Representative(s) on Program Committees: Joseph Glaz, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA

(IMS Co-sponsored Meeting)

WNAR 2018

June 24, 2018 – June 27, 2018

Edmonton, Canada

As one of the largest cities in Canada, Edmonton is a cultural center, with many arts and cultural events anchored in the downtown Arts District, accessible from campus by the city light rail system. Both the Edmonton Jazz Festival and Freewill Shakespeare Festival are scheduled to occur in the city during the WNAR conference dates. The local organizers are Bei Jiang and Linglong Kong.

(IMS Sponsored Meeting)

ISBA World Meeting

June 24, 2018 – June 29, 2018

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The world meeting of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA) will take place in Edinburgh, a beautiful and historical location intimately associated with Thomas Bayes, who studied logic and theology at the University of Edinburgh as an undergraduate (circa 1719--1722).

The meeting will include foundational lectures presented by Alan Gelfand, Anthony O'Hagan, Judith Rousseau, and Ed George. In addition, keynote speakers include Nicolas Chopin, Montse Fuentes, Steve MacEachern, and Michael Jordan.

ISBA 2018 is the continuation of the traditional Valencia/ISBA Meetings regularly held since 1979. They represent a unique event where the Bayesian community gathers together to discuss recent advances and the future of the profession.

2018 Data Science Innovation Lab: Mathematical Challenges of Single Cell Dynamics

June 25, 2018 – June 29, 2018

Bend, Oregon, USA

The Innovation Lab process entails participation in an intensive five-day residential workshop in order to facilitate the development of new teams of early-career biomedical and quantitative investigators who generate multidisciplinary cooperative research programs through a real-time and iterative mentoring process. The concept of the Innovation Lab program is to organize intensive multidisciplinary interactions involving around 30 participants, with the aim of developing new and bold approaches to address grand challenge questions for topics that could benefit from a fresh or divergent perspective.

NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Bio-acoustic Structure

June 25, 2018 – June 27, 2018

Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

In order to make progress on the promise of using acoustics to characterize population structure, this workshop will bring together experts in bio-acoustics of multiple taxa, including birds, frogs, primates, and cetaceans, with mathematicians and computer scientists with expertise in classification, clustering, and information theory to develop a unified approach. Participation in NIMBioS workshops is by application only. Application deadline: March 5, 2018

A Symposium on Optimal Stopping

June 25, 2018 – June 29, 2018

Houston, Texas, USA

Keynote talks will be given by Soren Asmussen (Aarhus), Saul Jacka (Warwick), Ioannis Karatzas (Columbia), Goran Peskir (Manchester), Paavo Salminen (Abo Akadami), David Siegmund (Stanford), and Nizar Touzi (Ecole Polytechnique). This conference will also honor the scholarship of our colleague, mentor, and friend, Professor Larry Shepp (1936-2013).

2018 IMS Asia Pacific Rim Meeting

June 26, 2018 – June 29, 2018

​Singapore, ​Singapore

It will provide an excellent forum for scientific communications and collaborations for the researchers in Asia and the Pacific Rim, and promote communications and collaborations between the researchers in this area and those from other parts of the world. The fifth meeting will continue and extend the accomplishment of the previous meetings, and will add a significant value to our continuous efforts to carry out our common mission in the statistical profession.

(IMS Sponsored Meeting)

Sixth IMA Conference on Numerical Linear Algebra and Optimization

June 27, 2018 – June 29, 2018

Edgbaston, United Kingdom

The success of modern codes for large-scale optimization is heavily dependent on the use of effective tools of numerical linear algebra. On the other hand, many problems in numerical linear algebra lead to linear, nonlinear or semidefinite optimization problems. The purpose of the conference is to bring together researchers from both communities and to find and communicate points and topics of common interest.


International Conference on Robust Statistics 2018

July 2, 2018 – July 6, 2018

Leuven, Belgium

The International Conference on Robust Statistics (ICORS) has been an annual meeting since 2001. The aim is to bring together researchers and practitioners interested in robust statistics, data analysis and related areas. This includes theoretical and applied statisticians as well as data analysts from other fields, and leading experts as well as junior researchers and graduate students. Abstracts can be submitted upto March 31, 2018.

2018 ICSA China Conference on Data Science

July 2, 2018 – July 5, 2018

Qingdao, China

The conference will offers a unique opportunity for statisticians from all over the world to exchange ideas and explore possible research collaborations. It will continue and extend the accomplishment of the previous meetings, and will add a significant value to our continuous efforts to carry out our common mission in the statistical profession. IMS Representative(s) on Program Committees: Gang Li (Chair, UCLA)

(IMS Co-sponsored Meeting)

The 4th Bayesian Young Statisticians Meeting (BAYSM2018)

July 2, 2018 – July 3, 2018

Coventry, United Kingdom

BAYSM is dedicated to Ph.D. Students, M.S. Students, Post-Docs, Young and Junior Researchers working in the field of Bayesian statistics, providing an opportunity to connect with the Bayesian community at large. Senior discussants will be present at each session, providing participants with advice and comments on their work. Recognized figures of the Bayesian community will also participate as keynote speakers, making an altogether exciting program.

The 6th International Statistical Ecology Conference

July 2, 2018 – July 6, 2018

St Andrews, Scotland

After a successful Seattle edition earlier this year ISEC returns to Europe, in fact to ISEC’s birthplace, dating back to 2008, to celebrate its 10th anniversary. It will be a landmark and we hope you will be able to join us in the celebration. We are working on putting together an interesting and stimulating program, with a range of plenary speakers including confirmed Tara Martin (UBC), Steve Ellner (Cornell), Steve Buckland (St A), Jennifer Hoeting (CSU) and Bill Link (USGS Patuxent).

Joint 2018 IMS Annual Meeting​/​12th ​​International ​​Vilnius Conference on Probability Theory ​&​ Mathematical Statistics

July 2, 2018 – July 6, 2018

​​Vilnius, Lithuania​

Program Co-Chairs: Peter Bühlmann (IMS) and Vygantas Paulauskas (Vilnius) Local Chair: Remigijus Leipus

(IMS Sponsored Meeting)

International Conference on Teaching Statistics 10 (ICOTS 10)

July 8, 2018 – July 13, 2018

Kyoto, Japan

The International Conference on Teaching Statistics (ICOTS) is held every four years in different parts of the world, organized by the ISI's education section, IASE (International Association for Statistical Education). The main purpose of ICOTS is to give statistics educators and professionals around the world the opportunity to exchange information, ideas and experiences, to present recent innovation and research in the field of statistics education, and to expand their range of collaborators.

48th Probability Summer School

July 8, 2018 – July 20, 2018

15100 Saint-Flour , France

Founded in 1971, this school is organised every year by the Laboratoire de Mathématiques (UMR 6620). It is supported by Clermont Auvergne University and the C.N.R.S.. It is intended for PhD students, teachers and researchers who are interested in probability theory, statistics, and in applications of these techniques. Lectures 2018 Hugo DUMINIL-COPIN: Graphical representations of the Ising model. Asaf NACHMIAS: Planar maps, random walks and the circle packing theorem. BalBalint TOTH:Scaling limits for random walks and diffusion with long memory

Bocconi Summer School in Advanced Statistics and Probability

July 9, 2018 – July 20, 2018

Lake of Como, Italy

The aim of the Bocconi Summer School in Advanced Statistics and Probability is to establish a track of high level courses on advanced and cutting-edge topics in Statistics and Probability. The Summer School offers lectures delivered by internationally leading scholars on the specific designated topic, and supervised tutorials.

Harmonic Analysis for Stochastic PDEs

July 10, 2018 – July 13, 2018

Delft, The Netherlands

We have limited space for contributed talks. If you want to contribute a talk, please send us your preliminary title and abstract. Registration fee includes conference dinner and excursion.

Workshop: Model Selection, Regularization, and Inference

July 12, 2018 – July 14, 2018

Vienna, Austria

The workshop is centered around the general theme of estimation and inference in situations where shrinkage methods based on model selection or regularization are employed, including high-dimensional scenarios where the number of parameters exceeds the sample size.

33rd International Workshop on Statistical Modelling

July 16, 2018 – July 20, 2018

Bristol, United Kingdom

The spirit of the workshop has always been to focus on problems motivated by real life data and on solutions that make novel contributions to the subject. We foster exchange of ideas and discussions among participants by avoiding parallel sessions. Cross-fertilization of ideas from different statistical disciplines has always been our aim.

CBMS Conference: Elastic Functional and Shape Data Analysis

July 16, 2018 – July 20, 2018

Columbus, Ohio, USA

The main focus of this conference is on geometric approaches, especially on using elastic Riemannian metrics with desired invariance properties, and square-root representations that simplify computations. These approaches allow joint registration and statistical analysis of functional data, and are termed elastic for that reason. The statistical goals include comparisons, summarization, clustering, modeling, and testing of functional and shape data objects.

(IMS Co-sponsored Meeting)

The 28th Annual Conference of the International Environmetrics Society (TIES 2018)

July 16, 2018 – July 21, 2018

Guanajuato, Mexico

The International Environmetrics Society (TIES) congresses seek
1. Highlighting and expanding existing methods in statistics, mathematics, and computing for the advancement of environmental studies.
2. Identifying the important needs and directions for future research.
3. Encouraging the participation, interaction and multidisciplinary collaboration of scientists in relation to environmental problems.
The TIES congresses are well established and have involved many of the most eminent researchers working in the area. This 28th installment is taking place for the first time in Mexico and we expect it to be as successful as its predecessors.

2nd Global Conference on Applied Physics, Mathematics and Computing

July 25, 2018 – July 27, 2018


The 2nd Global Conference on Applied Physics, Mathematics and Computing is organized by academics and researchers belonging to different scientific areas of the University Carlos III of Madrid, the University Complutense of Madrid, the University of Extremadura and the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria with the technical support of Sciknowledge European Conferences. The event has the objective of creating an international forum for academics, researchers and scientists from worldwide to discuss worldwide results and proposals regarding t

20th Meeting of New Researchers in Statistics and Probability

July 26, 2018 – July 28, 2018

Burnaby, BC, Canada

The purpose of the conference is to promote interaction and networking among new researchers in statistics and probability and to provide them with valuable insights from leaders in the field.

(IMS Sponsored Meeting)

2018 Joint Statistical Meetings

July 28, 2018 – August 2, 2018

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

More info coming...

(IMS Sponsored Meeting)


8th European Conference on Predictive, Preventive & Personalized Medicine and Molecular Diagnostics

August 20, 2018 – August 21, 2018

Rome, Italy, Italy

European Conference on Predictive, Preventive & Personalized Medicine and Molecular Diagnostics is to be held at Rome, Italy during August 20-21 2018, organized by Conference series LLC. It will bring together world-class professors, scientists, academic scholars, Students and doctors to discuss about the current developments, on in the field of Personalized Medicine and diagnostics from all around the world

Joint International Society for Clinical Biostatistics and Australian Statistical Conference 2018

August 26, 2018 – August 30, 2018

Melbourne, Australia

The aim of this conference is to bring together a broad range of statistical researchers across a variety of research areas to facilitate the international exchange of theory, methods and applications.

Advances in Statistical Mechanics

August 27, 2018 – August 31, 2018

Marseille, France

Statistical mechanics is one of the most active fields of research in probability and mathematical physics. The meeting has the objectives of bringing together world experts in the field to assess the current state of research and to identify key questions for the new generations of researchers. The emphasis will be on fundamental issues of equilibrium and dynamics for classical and quantum mechanical systems, as well as on open problems of statistical mechanics related to probability, disordered systems, computer sciences, and biology.


Royal Statistical Society 2018 International Conference

September 3, 2018 – September 6, 2018

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

The RSS Conference is one of the largest statistical conferences held annually in Europe. Every year, over 600 statisticians and data scientists gather from all sectors and from over 30 countries to share information and network, attracted by a varied programme of talks and workshops. Submissions are welcome for contributed and rapid-fire talks (deadline 5 April) and poster presentations (deadline 30 June).

The Third Workshop on Higher-Order Asymptotics and Post-Selection Inference (WHOA-PSI)

September 8, 2018 – September 10, 2018

St. Louis, Missouri, USA

The Third WHOA-PSI will focus on emerging frontiers in post-selection inference, with particular emphasis on issues of accuracy, power and validity. More than 30 invited talks, and also Ph.D. student posters, will present recent advances in high-dimensional, selective, simultaneous, and Bayesian inference. Special attention is given to analytic and bootstrap-based refinements. New methodologies for model selection or change-point analysis may also be discussed, as well as relevant applications in need of post-selection inference procedures.

Workshop on Statistical Inference for Stochastic Process Models in Weather and Climate Science

September 10, 2018 – September 13, 2018

Leiden, Netherlands

The workshop aims at bringing together weather and climate scientists, on one hand, and statisticians, on the other, specialising in the use of mathematical and statistical techniques for inference in stochastic processes, random dynamical systems and time series modelling. Principal goals are exchange of ideas and information between the two groups on kinds of problems and challenges they face in their research, and techniques they employ for their solution.

2nd IMA Conference on Theoretical and Computational Discrete Mathematics

September 14, 2018 – September 15, 2018

Derby, England

The conference will showcase theoretical and computational advances in the general field of discrete mathematics. It is open to researchers working with mathematical structures and abstract constructs, and to those involved in the theory and practise of discrete algorithmic computing. The purpose of this event is to highlight progress in the field through the development of novel theories, methodologies and applications accordingly, and to inspire future work.


11. International Statistics Days

October 3, 2018 – October 7, 2018

Bodrum, Muğla, Turkey

The goal of the meeting is to bring together leading experts, researchers and graduate students sharing the latest research in theory and application of statistics. The conference will cover many topics in statistics. The meeting should create an opportunity for researchers to discuss the current developments in statistics with their peers and leading experts from the field, and to expand their network for future collaboration.

Big Data Meets Survey Science

October 25, 2018 – October 27, 2018

Barcelona, Spain

BigSurv18 will bring together international researchers, practitioners, and experts to address how promising technologies and methodologies for using massive datasets can improve, supplement, or replace data and estimates from complex surveys and censuses. This conference will provide you with an opportunity to connect with individuals from around the globe who work in survey, market, and opinion research, statistics, data science, and computer science and to show them how you support innovation and data quality.


Jerusalem Joint Statistical Event 2018: Symposium in Honor of Prof Yoav Benjamini's 70th Birthday and 10th Conference of the Eastern Mediterranean Region of the International Biometric Society (EMR-IBS)

December 17, 2018 – December 20, 2018

Jerusalem, Israel

Yoav Benjamini is one of the founding fathers of the false discovery rate (FDR) approach to multiple comparisons, which has emerged as a key tool in modern science. The symposium in his honor includes a strong lineup of invited speakers. We will again have a plenary talk in memory of Professor Marvin Zelen. Professor Zelen was a leader in the field of biostatistics and a strong supporter of the EMR, actively participating in the all the EMR conferences until the time of his passing.